Nature Bracelet

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Turn any nature walk into a hunt for treasure with this toddler craft!

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As we headed off on a nature trail through a meadow, I wrapped a length of masking tape around Veronika’s sleeve, sticky side out. While we walked, I started adding small flower petals and leaves to the bracelet, and remarked how beautiful the items were.

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She very quickly got the idea and soon started gathering finds of her own, which I helped her attach to her “bracelet”.

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Big brother Travis thought it looked so fun that he wanted an armband of his own to decorate.

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And he was a big helper adding finds to his sister’s arm!

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The activity led to beautiful moments on our walk, like pausing by the strands from a milkweed pod, which looked like silk on her bracelet.

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Once home, I cut the masking tape from her sleeve and we mounted it on the wall as a gorgeous memento.

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